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Bob and Sid appear once again

DocidicusGigas

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I am looking for more information on my 'bicephalic' squid. It is a pair of Long-Finned Squid (Loligo Palei), one jammed in the other's mantle. This may sound uninteresting, but I assure you not. You see, the organs of the squid with another squid sharing his mantle cavity (Bob) were atrophied, shrivelled. I found it at Woods Hole, Mass., USA, in a bait box. Luckily, we managed to preserve it in a formalin solution quickly enough. (It was all thanks to the MBL- Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole- my mom works there on squid axons in the summer.) I gave it the endearing and only slightly idiodic name 'Bob and Sid, the Bicephalic Squid. If anyone is interested, or has information, or both, I love to hear from them.

 
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What kinds of things do you want to learn? could they live? What does the mantle do that they may have lived for a while this way? Or a referral to a good therapist specializing in traumatic images? These are the questions the photos conjure for me.

Melissa
 

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